Newspaper of The Weekly Ottumwa Courier, June 30, 1864, Page 1

Newspaper of The Weekly Ottumwa Courier dated June 30, 1864 Page 1
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I V- •&> •bihIZ na 4.00 J& A :Bei |£W.*f V6l *, HO%i i Ik W« N«SBll,PT«rrkeUr '(Kir ©ttnmtoa Courtn, n v i Ten 15,00, Twenty" ».± ,....» .. 80,00. Person* wishlngtosubicrihe'for a let* time thak fneyear,c»n do*o byreinlUinRttie a^ioijDt they trlaj^ to lfe«« appropriated. In no cue wVll *f ne|r name* upiesatheyareaccoinpanleri wltl tin cncti, ATTORNEY AT LAW A\D iVOT^IIY PUBLIC. AII prufftutonal bustneia entrueted to him will be promptly attended to. BpecUl attention will be given to collection*, ex amlnatiou of Title* and conveyancing. |3fr*Oftj-e at Court House .in Ottumwa, low*, pttumwu, Iowa, Oct. 2ttth, 1S68. Wl-15/. Vr Ba J. BOULTON, A TOT thctwday"11* W8T Olil lCK BtJlLWNO, CORNER Or SECOND AND MARKET STREETS, QTTUMWA, WAPBbLO CO., 7(9TT^ i, —J. Wi NORRIS, Emvoiu E Jf S INVAItlABLY IM ADVANCf Oaecupy, per year |t,T& tMrtOplli" 7,00. A N o n e i o n e £*0*TiTKlUT, KCR poo an KA8T Of THK POT1 BH JJOCik f^^^tlMWA.pWAf U$*-lHReOr»in Oonrectlnnerj of everj r»rlf y at W'tiol' Salc atnl Retail. Furtiel-*mil!.ill!Mui[llcdonthe«hftt:te* lotlce. ch*8-n. r: EDWAltiTli STILIiSf Attorney & Counselor at Law A nl Solicitor in Chancery• Office oyer Walker's atore, opposite the Ottumwa II ou*e, OiTm wa* low*. &r It now welt prepared to procure the $100 Jlnunty and hack pay of soldiers, and all just cUlms pianist the (iovornniapt. l!h»rgea moderate, aud iiuiliing unl«»» cUliiiP »llowe^. p. B.STII.K* rvtmg. 6ISS03S', DI.MJSI, TTVVIMO PKItMANKNTLY LOCATED IN THIS Ji city, offers hi* ter vices to the clticen* of town and pftslnlty. All work warrated. Ladies waited 00 at (heir residences, if detired. Teethi nserteil from oy e to an *of}re«*tt. e|tber by n^:»nngfiyriijg*orBt!i.is|herlc pressure. 0«ric*,at lii» re.|ldi ace,0D MarkeUlreet, Peb.^.'l^l. t* 1 »M OA »«4T ,fc*W &!<4 «1iI fc I J. \V. NOHRI8 T. CHARLES HOTEfc. BY JOHN N. SIMONS^ Center of Court and Second 8ta., OTTPM WA, IOWA' Ooflfl eating, ciean bed*, good eoinpany andrea* Bonahle charged. t3?~House refitted and hirnlshed newly through* out. May 14,1S04-8 1«. jgaoH) AND SHOE MAKfiiL ,N. WACHTLER* UK *i« Main street, one door eaat of the ExpreM Office. Keeps constantly on hand a good assortment of T.eAHler, and Is always ready to accommodate cus tomers with good work lu liit Use. ty Repairing d*ne on abort notlo^. May IS, lsM. 18W. KRANER & MILLER, STOVES. TIN, QQPPER, JAPAN AND SHE14T IKON WAliK, Corner t( froot u4 MwMltrMti, PftlHIWA, lOHl'A. March 10, 1864-tf v i. .... iimn "Winn JJR S, R. MITCHEL,^^: OTTCMWA, IOW£* Ofl|lca-r-«)iTer Temple's Clothing 3toMu ^.jWftaenca—At Mr». MuUge's, front Btreet'^^ j/8. WALKER, WktU •mle and Retail Dealer in Y O O S O E I E S riollkiiiR-f U«rd««rc, QuccncwnrCi HATS, CAPS, BOOTS, SHOES, (iUl GQOD8, FUR8, NOTIONH, Ac.,*c. lirect i.v opposite the Ottumwa House Proti'Street, OKiimwa, Iowa. *«t. !«, 1W8—46 14—jr i$i J7T. haokwortii, ii*V A t# t» if* it vt '*.'*) rtfuM- *1 *«J t»V |i i# 1,'Vj-* W1LLIAM8 Sc HAMILTON, I I I O N E Y 8 A A W OTTUMWA, IOWA. r, ^"Ornct over K. W. Be.Ua'C ctbiBgStoMt^ w s i MERCHANT VAT LOR, (First dypr e|ft«f Mm OMu^iwa H,o|ise^. ST«ti«P, V OTTUMWA f.« kinds of work i)onelp jio»hashiouabls ^tyle, ud fit thcihoi. »t notice. r*~ Cutting doneto order. Nov88,*#0-y OTTr.UW A~MALB A^D fK~ SK^INART. P«t. J. M. McKLItOV, I ,, "Mr. It. L.McGlMTlR, (Principals. Mist it C. HA I,LOW AY, Mlts M. K. WILSON, AMlitantf. Ui«' MATTIJ5 T«fc)lcr o/Music. The Sixth year c^nji^ences on Monday, 8KPTKM HBit 7th, tlf® ^r#8byteriu.u Church and room* attached, tour terras of ten w^eV.iacliln the year. Tuition fro flito |'i, atCTiiingt o branchesstudied Piano, Meloilj.-ofy or Ouil.tr, $S p*r Term. Special facilltii ^oR!rert persons wisliingto qual ify themselvet for tcachiiii{. Pupils admitted at an| time, and charged from dale of entrance. No rv luetUn, however, will be 'utde for )oc-ijioc»l Absenoo, unlets by tpecl&lagree luent or 1 if oasn o 1 slcUlie**. Hoard lug can beo^t»iud a^prlcestopuit tlietime So o^e admltte4 for lese th»^ la If a term ffr mrther part}cu.-ir* yall ou or addreet either pf^e Principal^' Aug. 6. 184S. v M4R&H A K£Te HAM, ^islillersr Reciiflers & wife- ISAM DBAISMS IX F0#EfQ2T JLND DOMESTIC LIQUORS. *"v. :aA i OTTUMWA. IOWA^ CLOCK, Wi'l't'M Ac JbUELHV E A S fMltli pdaniitiil,having located In Ottumwa, JL #lilo»rrjrou Uie roUowIu#bu*lus»*,a»jli41cS}l aTneralihare of the public patronage: Uepalrlngxllkiodsof VfatoVe»,CloCk*rJew*lf}aDd Musical lustruments. AUo—Qold tiingsmadeto rder,letterlng,»Bd«n gravlogdone. ilehaii Ine assortmentof Clocks,Oatche*,Jewel ry, Musical Instrument*, Gold Breast Pin*,Bar-rings (»icger-»lug*,Locket«, Chains. Key*, Slide*, Pens.aad •vkrlety of notloAafor Mle. Please callandsee. Place of business one door W**t of Ottusawa Houae II. N UNA '1AKKH Au«4tb,'«»-Sl-ll-6m TH12 Px,A/0JK rp UCY bVnilKII, SH1NULKN, *c J8 AT ItAmD'S YAKDS & iBurtinvtvn,Mt. PUa-uwt,Fairfield,Ag*ncy ,twd U W A mSrHRB# vlllbefoand ih«Urge»«t©ch*vero ferefll n the weit.aud ^hlctj wl) Ibe* old lower any point on the lp1**l**i|pl. ^UothajeA ng|e feet. t. O.KAND A CO. i MHIHAV H0SIB. •4^ qwfi'P 9MT' li '^n ^00^a W [ENTtiCKY Old KENTI ,0^4jLoaaA« theWd «wr an jobtattl, *tH Kentucky Oh, Kentucky His very name now make* yoar te(ut, Kentucky 1 bh, Kentucky I In erery Talley.far and near, He'* gobbled every horse and Steer You'll rue hit raids for many a^xW- $ V K^»t|Bcky Oh, Kentoeky He rose up and walked on through the russet leaves that rustled ankle deep be neath his tread, still musing—musing try ing to study out the unknown quantities in life's great equation, while the sun went down behind a bank of lurid clouds, ant} the chill r. ight wind began to sigh sorrow fully in the tre* tops And suddenly the sturdy woods tapered oflf into a silver stemmrd t'licket of white birches, and the whit* birches fringed a lonely country road with a little red house beyond, whose win dows were sglow with firelight, and whose door-yard wfts fall of the peculiar perfume of white and maroon-blossomed chrysanthe um*. Zenas Carey was. leaping over the gate, surveying the stormy sunset with critical eyes. •'I toH Melindy so!" ejaculated Zenas, apparently addressing himself to the crooked apple tree by the road. MMI bet my best steer we have a good old-fashioned fall of snow to keep Thanksgivin' with smelt it in the air this mornln', but JfOftjjei) don't peyer believe nothin', untii it cornea to pass right undsr Uje noses, for—" This rather obacore senteftoe was nipped ir the bud by a footstep at his side. Zenas turned abrijptjy to recopnoitflr the new ar rival. "Will you be kind enough to give me a glass of water, sirf asked Jofyp Siddons, wearily. "Sartitj, »tf' |»id Senaa. f'go you're a soldier, hey?" "A rtrtetnodv Siddons, draining the cool element the cocoa nut sheU that always lay close to the well curb at the side of the. house. "Goin' home to fceeg .TbanksgiTinf qiMHtioned iienas. ••'Home! 8ir, I havi no hotnei" Siddons hfd spoken sharply, a^ tf^he thought wore goading to him. Zenas put out hia broad knotted hatyd %qd grasped the retreating mao's arm. "Boy!" he said with kindly abrupt neas, "you're a soldier, and to tell by yonr looks should guctis you were about the age of him lhat*b burieiT at' Gettysburg^ my only son! 1 Uve Wt»« untfor« far IMvid's sake, ap(| If there's a soldier In the world that hasn't a home to go (0 on Thanks givin' eve, ther«\s a corner (or him bv Ze n^a *arey'8 fireside Come in. sir! cotne inl You're wefcQine as flowers in Mayi" lhe v hji ni eroi CKT! John Morgaa's (r«t is on thy r««p| Kentucky Oh, Kentucky His hand Is on thy stable door, Kentucky Oh, Keotneky You'll see your good gray mare no more 5^ He'll,rye her till bfj bac(: It tor^ Md •trangfr1! to Kentucky! Oh, Kentucky! F«r teWdlnf JAhn you're p*JrlSf d«*tP -,fv tT r*« Yet you hare many atialtoreM Kentucky Oh, Kentucky Who still will he the rebels' t«el, Kentucky Oh, Kentucky They'll learn to yield to Abram1! rulf V n«y»e but iohnny's costly school, At «ott of every anlmule, Kentucky Oh, f^entqeky I ZriinR CnreyH Reward. Ked *n4 sullen like the eye of gmr^e hule ful demon, the low sun gleamed through the tangled depths of the November woois, casting bloody lines of lis^ht across the fallen trees, whose mossy trunks were half hidden in drifts of faded yellow leaves, ar.d erok ing faint sweet scenes, like Qriunt sanda^ wood and teek, frotn a thou*m1 forest cen sors, hidden awav, who knows how or where. And throv^h that line of dull flnm 'ng fire th sky frowned—a leaden era? concave, freighted, as the weatherwise could tell you, with snow-flakes sufficient to turn that broken f-irest into a fairy ^rova of pearl and ermine. So the daylight was ebb' ing away from this Thanksgiving eve. "Now I wonder where I am? said .|-hn Siddons, pausing abruptly in the scarce vis ible footpath that ^ound among the treaa. '•'As implctely 'turned round' though stood 'n the deserts of Egypt! I wish that 1 had boen sensible enough to keep to the right road these short cuts generally turn out Ion2 ones. Ho vevftr, it I keep straight ahead, I must inevitably emerge from t^e^e woods somewhera." Tie sat down on a mossy stump, leaning his head carelessly on one hand, while he ployed unconsciously wilh the worn brim of his blue soldier's cap—a slender pleas ant-facrd young man, with erav-blue eyes, and dark hair thrown back from a bronzed forehead, which had been touched by the flery arrows of many a Southern sun in lone ly swamps, and along th« fevsr reeking shores of sullen fibers.' "Houseless—homeless!" he murmurod to himself. "I \fqnler how many others are &»vmg the game thing this Thanksgiv ing eve. To think that should fight through the campaign unhurt, and return with an honorable lischarge in my pocket tp a p'ace wherp ro one knows or cares whether I'm alive «r dead, whjje so tqany brave follows were shot d°wn at my aide with bullets that tore through a score of hearts home, carry in? sharper pnntr* than de»th has togivel It's a qnoor th ng to haye onlv one relative in the world, snd he a fo'nl stranger. Tf 1 fina this seqond rout-in of my father he'll probably kick m» out of doors for a shiftless, soHierine v*gn bond. But. hang it, a man can't live alone like a tortofce in Its shell. I remember wondering, when I was a boy. why the Ma deria vines over the porch strelcbed A'i* their green tendrils, and seemed to grope through the sunshine for something to cling to. I think I understand it now." V*1W* «d V*k' A Kxurtsfls teli I *-r 7?—~7T accepted 1^8, invatation without another word. What a cheerful change it was. from the frosty air and chill twilight of the lonely road to that bright kitchen with its spotless board floor, resinous pine logs! And when Melinda Carey drew a hump.bapked rocking-chair to the hearth for him, and spoke a word or ^o,of welcome, John Sid dons wondered if the eyes of hia mother, who died when he was a bube, had not beamed upon him just so! "I told mother aot this very morn in','' said Zenas, with a triumphant flourish of his hand, as he stirred up the logs to a waving glorious sheet of flame. "Says I, 'Melinda, weMl kttlthe biggest turkey, and I Ml pick out the yallerest pumpkins on the barn floor.' And says she, 'what for, Ze nas, when there'$ only, us two to eat 'em?' and says i, 'Mother, Davie was here with us last Thanksgivin'- with hia no.w uniform, aa brave and handsome as voa'll often see, now mother don't cry!'* Zenas interrupted himseK to stroke his wife's (gray hair with a strangely tender touch, and went on: "Says I. 'He's gone where it's Thanks givin' nil the year round now, my poor boy —my brave boy! but,' says T, '.we'll make somebody welfcomft for Etayie's sake won't we mother? And now, sir, you'll spend to-morrow with us, and tell me about the battle of Gettysburg, where Davie died, cry ing out with his last breath not to let the flag be capturedp Zenas' voica died Into a choking, gasping sob. John Sidttons laid his hand softly on the rough, toil-hardened hand of the farmer, while a pang of envy shot through h'-s h'l^TJt. Ahl it was a^m\t worth w-hiie being shot down in battle to be missed and mourned like t^ead Oarev! •'Oh wife," said Zenas, when John Sid dons had fallen asleep in the little corner room th^t had been the lost boy's '.'it is al most like having Davie back agiint Wife, I fight my rreat sorrow down every night, but ev$rv morning it rises up again mire than ever! Gd help ever}' parent whog£ home is mad (Isolate by tl\§ of U%t. tie!" Thanksgiving dawned with a white whirl wind qf driving $now that eddied among the gnailcd bows of the appli tree in mad Jo' n looked with a feeiing of aetual rev erence at the ha rd featured old man, whose simple soul, borne dovyn as he was hy debt, and grief, and age, could still find some thing to be thankful for. The turkey and pumpkin pies wera SQk/king on thj round table when John and Zenas returned from church and Mrs. Carey had 1 frolics, and edged the old stone WHII wilh ing was burning, and his wife, with tearful dazzling ermine. And the fiery spirk* ca- eyes, mused upon her ttoo soldier boys—one reeting swiftly up Z/nis Carev's wide dead at Gettysburg, th3 other sitting at her chimney met the steadily falling "gnow half' side. way and gave battle, while the hearth glowed with ruddy brightness, as ifi| knew all about the Governor's Brocl^-ija tian und approved qf it, "Yon have a cozy little farm here, Mr. Carey," said John, as thev walked through the snow storm to the church, whose spire nestled anions the everlasting hills beyond. 'ilf I w^s qn'y 9'lre it. sir," said Ze nas, with a sigh. "But I've hartj put to it tq get along these times. Taxes and 3uch like come heavy ot) poor men, *n) I've had a run o' ill luck, so that the p':«ce Is mortgaged to its full value, and to a hard man—one that will well the home you've b^enWn.nd bro,sht op in u uni u brought out her flowing blue' plates and her choicest old-time silver spoons in honor of their guest. There was no beverage but coffee that ever knpy the shores of Java, and a picber of cold spark ling cider but champaigne could not have been more cordially dealt out by Zenas and Mrs. Carey's smiling kindness gave a flavor to the chickorized rye that is souje times laoking in ^egg-ahe.l ohina." The table was cleared away, and they were sitting round the Ana, when the door' was opened and I »oon Kvarts entered, bringing a small snowdrift on the ahoul der of his shaggy overcoat. "Well I'm heal!" quoth Zenas. "Take a cheer, Deacou. Let km hang your coat afore the firs to dry." "Can't stay," aaid the Deaeon, giving himself a shake, like a black water dog on his hind legs. "I thought you'd like to hear thfi news, eo I fest dropped in on my way to my darter's Thanksgivin' dinner." "News! what news?" exclaimed Zenas, While his wife dropped her knitting. "Do tell! then hain't heered?" "I hain't heerd nothin' but the wind a bowlin' dowi) ttyecbicably, »o i Hlder Smiths aartnon this tnornin'," said Zenaa, a little impatiently. "The 'S^uijVa deftd, tfplB the great house!', ''Dead? Tou don't teR 139 §q. That's the man wf 9 f. speakin' of as holding my mortgaget' explained Zenas, turning to John Siddons. And what) d$4 happ^q, Deacon?'? "Die| last flight wfir, just about night fall. as -quiet as a latnb. There wa'nt no body with him but the old housekeeper-^ folks didn't s'pose b® T*8 dangerous.— And Lawyor Qvid says Ujera's a regular '.rill, and he's left all his property to ttyp qn ly relative he had livin' a soldierin' feller that be'd never as much as seen—one 9edgwick»#r 8lh^f wi^af -iraj. %is »fme OTTUMWA: row A, Thursday, JUNE 30„ is$4. :0 Slowly the dust gathered athwart the hilts, with wailing winds and whirling drifts of snow—slowly the darkness wrap ped them round but in Zenas Carey's stead fast soul the light of an eternal Thanksgf*: Mr. fulfil, of III in llieClevelaad C»u volition. ILLINOIS IS UK A RD FROM. Some very important business is before the convention a dozen members are trying to get the floor, and the affahle Cochrane has risen to his feet, and, with appealing ges tures and authoritative tones, is trying to resto e order *hgn suddenly, pealing over the tumult, like a boatswain's shrill whistle in a storm, comes a shriek of "i\[r. Speakei Every body stops to ascertain the authqr of this remarkable noise the Chairman glances just at his feet, and there, with up- tl|rwl fM Mlh» MrH T.1",™"!Iri»»i-W~l.#u.»ll'h«»W mm,*0 rating in shrill treble— by it. will be a ty*ck day for ifelindv and me when we have to leave tiie Rock Farm but it must come soon, jjn^ don't njuch care what becomes of me arterwards. I tell you. sir, when a man J]as lived to ray age under one roof-tree he don't take vety kindly to bein' moved. Men are like for est trees. sir yoq can take a young 'on and do as yoq please with it but if VQU transplant an old 'un it dies. Let's talk of something else, 'Mr. Siddons, I oughtn't to complain Thankgivin' day." Anyhow he's fell heir to all/Squire SPEECH or ANDREW JOHNSON. now? Peter Ailesford's property, and., that's a pretty considerable windfall!". "Was that narrte Siddohtf" a&ed the soldier, wh,o had hithertp ^Wneft "to the conversation in silefiee. "That's it! said Deacon.ghringhis knee a sounding slipl' "Peter Aileaford was my father's cousin,' said the young maq quietly. "Land o' Goshen." ejaculated Deacon Evarts. with growing veneration for the heir to "the old 'Squire's" monkey. Now reelV! that's kind o* providential, ain't it. To think that you^ should be right here on the spot. "T was In fsarek of Mr. Ailesford's house when I 'm,et you, si«,V- said Siddons, turn ing to Carey but as was unaware what sort of a reception I might gfct, your kind invitation decided rte to wa»t a day or two." In vain the Deacon tried to "pump" the young soldier. John Siddons was ctvily uncommunicative, and the Deacon finally took leave, burning to unfold his budget of nc^s ^.^wberet. "I hope sir/' said Carey, uneasily, when they were once more alone, you won't be ha rd rboyt that mortgage. I'm a poor man, Und'.' '.'Mr. Carey/' said John quietly, "you shall burn that mortgnge on this hearth the very day I come into possession of my rela tive's papara. No thanks, air I have not forgotten that I was 'a stranger, and you {00k me iq/ E^q you suppose that I shall aver ceaaa to remember the welcome of the I Thanksgiving hearth I never knew either I father or mother but to day I have fancied what their kindness might have been." "It was for Davie's sake I" sobbed Mrs. Carey, (airly overcome. "Then for your qeai sn's sake will you 4$t me fill his i^ce toward you I ast night death took from me the only one in the world to w hom I was allied by ties of blood, do not turn me from your hearts i" "The Lord bitss thee—the Lord make his face $hine on thee, mjr secmd son," said tV old man solemnly. ,nd „Un,|,d ,r„„. Itli „, "M-i s-t e-r Spee ke-r-r "What name?" inquired the Chairman, as he look8 with a pw»lnl jjttlo fellow below hiiq. •'Mr. Carr. of Illinois.** .. Silence reigned in a moment, and all eyes were fixed upoi Mr. Carr, of Illinois, with wondering c^peqtancy. Taking his slouch hat in his right hand, and giving the air a preliminary paw, as if to sini e down an in visible foe, Mr. Carr, of Illinois, in a voice which twanged in go^d old Methodist pray er-meeting style, commenced as follows, oc casionally ending his sentenoes wit^i a rep etlon monstrous shout: "I live out in Illinois, and I done two days work in one, and I went to bed at noon tir ed out And I was a reading in the Try bune about the Cleveland Convention, and I says, wife, I am tired o«)t, bijt I must go to the Cleveland Convention, and that afternoon a neighbor came in and I says to him, says I, neighborfI mustoometo the Cleveland Convention. And I come! Al though 1 was all tired out, I come! Yes, sir, I come hundreds qf ni]es fo ^ttend this Convention, and I dqn't want to be lavored a mite! Not a *i*gle «if# Nor A vpqli MITE!" This singiilac and unexpected climax pro duced a roar of laughter, which disconcer ted the gentleman for a moment but. in a few iqoments, he resumed by saying, after giving a fierce scowl at the airfiQRQe. "These are solemn times— the$$ are sol smr TIMES at which the audience burst iuto another uncontrollable fit of laughter. This evidently annoyed Mr. Carr, of Illinois for, as the Chairman restored a little order} he commenced savagely with— •^1 believe that there is a God, who holds this universe in His hands as you would hold an egg—hold an egg—bqlq am BGG i" Another tpn.ult of uproarious laughter from the Innocent Dutchmen, jq jghich Chairman and everybody else joined, oier whelmed Mr. Carr but he, a moment after, emerged from the inundation, and, shaking his fist frantically at the Ohairauti), atyriek* ed at the top of his voice— "Don't you believe In a God—dontt you beliew in jfoj—tou bslikvb IM A GOD?" The manner,9f the Individual was ao irr* sistil^ly iudicrous that the whole convention was tairiy convulsed ^itlj laughter, at which the horrified Mr. Carr commenced backing to the door, boyring ironically to the Chair man and audience at every step, and turn ing e»ch motion to beg pardon of some body behind him who wfs pyshed out of the w?y h? ba?k action motion resylune from the bowing. Mr. Carr prohab'y went straight borau to (ISiwqb n XD9r« in the oonveotioa. 4 n* -»*i J» in"« merftvX #fT i V* V 41»W0T!| i •*wv,'r* "'••t t*-*' eM mo* I «^.f i i nK 1 *Tj i tbnii i»*| ^iil i i i ,tt Art* .t ifti n I BiJiMt.' i• fl'j fc fli i'i i./n iH- 1 11* ancept* the Union Nomination for Vic& Pre*i'f'nt—Hit Position on Slavery and the Rebellion. A great Union mass meeting was held at KashviHe, Tennessee, on Friday night at which Gov. Johnson was the principal speak er. The following report of his speeoh is from the Nashville Timet: After thanking the assembly for the com pliment they had bestowed on bim, and a few otker preliminary remarks. Gov. John son proceeded to $%y that we are engaged ift a great struggle for free Government in the proper acceptation of the term. So far as the head of the ticket is conoern ed, the Baltimore Convention has said, aot only to the United States, but to all the na tions of the earth, that we are determined to maintain and carry out the principles of free government. [Applause.} That Con vention announoed and confirmed a princi ple not fo be disregarded. It was that the right of secession and the power of a State to place itself out of the Union, are not re cognised. The Convention had declared this principle by its action. Tennessee had been in rebellion against the Government, and waged a treasonable war against its au thority just as other Southern States had done. She had seceded just as much as other States had, and left the Union aa far as she had the power to do so. Nevertheless. the National Convention bad declare^ that a State cannot put itself from under, the na tional authority. It said by its first nom ination, that the present President, take him altogether, was the ...an to steer the ship of ^inJ[0VD^ £art* State for the next four years. [Lou^ ap plause.] Next it |aid—if I may be permitted to speak of myself, not in the way of vanity, but to illustrate a principle—"We will gp into one of the Rebellious States and Qhoo se a candidate for the Vioe Residency." T'bus the Union party declared its belief th^t th.e rebellious States are still in the Ur/»p. %nd that their loyal citizens aro still citizens the United States. And now there i but one great work for us to do, that is to put down the rebellion. Our duty is to sqstHr^ the Government and help it with all our might to crush ont a rebellion which is violation of all that is right and sacied. Gov. Johnson said he had no impassioned appeal to make to the people in his own be half. He had not sought the position as signed him by the National Convention.— No' a man in all the land ean truthfully say that I have asked him to use his influence in my behalf in that body, for the position allotted to me, or lor any other. Qn the contrary, have avoided the candidacy.— But while I have not sought it, sti|l, being conferred upon me unsonght, I appreciate it the mqre hinhlv. Being conferred on me without solicitation thaU not docline it.— (Applause.) Come weal or woe, successor defeat, sink or swim, survive or pertsh, I accept the nomination, on principle, be the consequences what they may. I will do what I helieye to be ray duty. I know there are those here who proress to feel a con tempt for me, and I, on the other hand, feel my superiority to them. I have always understood that there is a sort of exclusive aristocracy about Nashville which affects to contemn all who are not within its little circle. Let them »n)oy (heir opinions. I havo he%nj it said that Worth make* the wn, eutd wnU of it the fellow This aristocracy has been the bane of the Slave States nor has the North been wholly free frotn its flursq It is a class which I have always force*I to respeot me, for I have ever set it at defianoe. The respect of the honest, in eltigent, and industrious class I have endeavored to win by my conduct as a man. One pftheohief eleptents of this Re bellion is the opposition of the slave aristo cracy to being ruled by men w'obave risen from the ranks of the people. This aristocracy hated Mr. Lincoln be cange he was of humble origin, a rail-splitter in early life. One of them, the private sec retary of Howell Cobb, said to me one day after a long powyersation, "We people of the South will not submif to be governed by a man who has come up from the ranks of the common people, as Abe Lincoln has." He uttered the essential feeling and spirit of this Southern Rebellion. Now it has occur red to a?e, if this aristocracy is so violent ly opposed to being governed by Mr. Lin coln, what in the nfme of oonscienee will it do ^rith Lincoln and Johnson (Great laughter.) I reject with soom this wbole idea of an arrogant aristocracy. I believe that man is capable of self government, irre spective of his outward oircun^stances and whether he be a laborer, a shoemakei, a tailor, or a grocer. The question is whether man is capable of self-government. I hold with JeffersQD, that government was made for the conve nience of man, and not man for government The laws and c"institutions were designed as instruments to promote his welfare. And hence, frotn this principle, I conclude tl)f government# can and ought to be changed and amended to conform to the wants, to the requirements and progress of the people, and the enlightened spirit of the age. (Loud applause.) Now if any of your Secession ists have lost faith in m^n's capability of self g^veminent, and feel unfit for the ezer oise of this great right, go straight to Rebel 4om, take Jeff Davis, Beauregard and Bragg for your matters, fad put their oollars op your necks. And here iQt say that now is the time to reour to these fundamental principles, while the land is rent with anarchy ^ndnp hefve^ with th? throws of a mighty revolu tiop. While society is in this disordered state, and we are seeking security, let ns fix Ihp foundation of the Government on princi ples of e^ern^i justice which will endure fly all time. There is an element in our midst contracts, while the loyal man is pushed I who arc fgr perpetuating the institution of a&iio, unable to obtain a recognition hia Is to 1 «..!»•.•" Jtyr) nn lnl/r «j »**f! *ei*$ r" .V I, )i I'-^crt rty and men from the Northern States, that ^l i very is dead. It was not murdered by me. I told you long ago what the resuli would be if you endeavored to go out of the Union to save Slavery, and that the result would be bloodshed, rapine, devastated fields, plundered villages and- cities and therefore I urged you to remain in the Ur.ioiu In trying to save Slavery you^klled it, anl lost your own freedom. Your Slavery is dead, but I did not murder it. As Macb^tl said to Banquo's bloody ghost,, "Never shake thy gory looks at ne- Tkou canst not iay 1 Ud It.", Slavery is dead, and you most pardon'the if I do not mourn over its dead body you can bury it out of sight. In restoring the State leave out that disturbing and danger ous element, and use only those parts of the machinery which will move in harmony. Now, in regard to emancipation, I want to say to the blacks that liberty means to work and enjoy the fruits of our labor. Idle ness is not freedom. I desi.e that all men shall have a fair start and an equal chance u\ the race of life, and let him succeed who has the most merit This, I think, i*a principle of heaven. I am for emancipation for two reasons: first, because it is right in itself, and second, because in the emancipa tion of the slaves we break down an odious and dangerous aristocracy. I think that we are freeing m?re whites than blacks in Ten nessee. I want to we Slavery broken op, and when its barriers are thrown down. I want too see industrious, thrifty emigrants pour- the But in calling a Convention to restore the State, who shall restore and re establish it ?, Shall the man who gave his influence and his means to cj^troj the Government Is be is to participate in the great work of re organization Shall he who brought this misery upon the State be permitted to con trol its'destinies? If th\s be so, then all this Pfecioqs blood of our brave soldiers and offl. cets so freely poqred out will have been wantonly spilled. All the glorious victories won by our noble armies will go for naught, and all the battle fields which have been sown with dfiad heroes during the Rebellion will have been made memorable in vain. Why all this carnage and devas'atlon It was that treason might be put down and trajtors punished, therefore 4*.' 11 1*"- 1'iHt nQ .*1 "*-*T «»nh7 "JEr" r« my '•a ,*.• Come on I We need ^our labor, your skill, your capital. We want your enterprise and in vention, so th it hereafter Tennessee i^ay rank with New England in the arts and me chanic?, and that when we visit the Patent Office at Washington, n^.herje the ingenious mechanics of the Free States have placed their models, we nee 1 not hlush that Ten nessee can s^ow nothing but a mousetra p, or something of about as much importance. Come on We greet you with a heartv welcome to the soil or Tennessee. Here is soil the moi^ fertile in every agricultural product a delightful and healthy climate, water-power, and mines of inexhaustible richness come and help ns redeem Tennes see, and make her a powerful and flourish ing Statq. that traitors should take a back seat in the wprk of restoration. If there be hut five thousand men in Tennessee loyal to the Constitution, loyal to freedom, loyal to justice, t^ese true and faithful men should control the work of reorganization and reformation absolutely (Loud and prolonged applause.) I sav that the traitor has ceased to be a citizen, and in joining the Rebellion, hjts become 4 public enemy. He forfeited his right to vote with loyal m«»n wh^n he renounced his citizen ship and sought to destroy oqr Government. We say to the most honest and industri ous foreigner, who cqnjfts from Englan 1 or Germany to dwell among us, and to add to the wealth of the.eoqntrj. "Before you can be a eiti* n. you orist s(aj here for five years." If ^e are so cautious about for eigners, who voluntarily renounce their homes to live with us, what should we say to the traitor, who, although bom and rear ed amoqg us, has raised a parricidal hand against the government which always pro tected him My judgment is that be should be subjected to a severe ordeal before be is restorpd to citizenship. 4 frU°V who takes the oath merely to save his property, and denies the validity qf the oath, is a perjured man, and not to be trusted. Before these repenting Rebels can be trusted, let them bring forth the fruits of repentance. He ^fho helped to mal^e ^1) these widows and orphans, who drape the streets of Nashville In mourning should suffer for his great oriuje. The work is In our own bands. We can destroy this rebellion. With Grant thun dering on the Potomac before Richmond, and Sherman and Thomas on their march toward Atlanta, the day will ere long be oijrs. W ill any madly persjdt in rebellion Suppose that an equal number be slain in every battle, it is plain that the result most be the utter extermination of the Rebels.— Ah, these rebel leaders have a strong per sonal reason fqr holding out to sjtye their necks from the halter. And these leaders must feel the power of the Government.— Treason must be made odious, and traitors must be punished and impoverished. Their great plantations must be seized and divided into small farma, so|d to bepept, tndus trions men. The day for protecting the lands and ne. groes of these authors of Rebellion is past. It is high time it was. 1 have )?e^n most deeply pained at some things which have cotne under my observation. We get men in command who, under the influence of flattery, fawning afj4 pressing, grant pro tection to the rich tralto while the poor Union nun stands out in U)e cold, often un able to get a reoeipt or a voucher for hi* lossea. [Cries of "that's sol" from %11 parts of the crowd The traitor can get lucrative Slave!y. IM mm say to yoe, Tenpe*j»an», just daima, I am telling th« truth.^ I care band of a penoylcss adventures*- :tmh -Xfsg&i "i rTRttr VGL. i«, n (hing for sir pes tnd.ahttfldcr straps: 1 want them all to bear what I say. I havo been on a gridiron for two years at the sight of these abuses. I blame-not the Goycr:i» ment fpr these wrongs, which are the work' of weak or faithless subordinates, Wrongs will be committed tinder e'very form df gov ernment and every administration. For my self. I mean to .stand by the Government till, the flag of th6 Union shall wave oVer every city, town, hilj-tog and. crossroads, in its full power snd majesty. The nations of Europe KTe anxltfth for our overthrow. France takes advantage of our internal difficulties and sends Maximillian off to Mexico to set up a monarchy on our borders. The day of reckoning is apgrnacfi lOfc Tho dty in not far distant when tbe Rebellion will be put down, and then we will attend to this Mexican aflkir, and say'to Louis Napoleon You can set up no nion* archy on this oontinent!. [Great applause.]. An expedition into Mexico would be a sort of recreation to the brave soldiers who are now fighting the battles of the Union, and the French concern would be quickly wiped out Let us be united. "TTtrfhw that there are ^t two parties now, one for the coun try and the other against it, and I, am fur my country.- I am a Democrat In the strictest meaning of the term. I am for this Government be cause it is democratic—a government of the people. I am for putting down this Rebel lion, because it is war ^gainst democracy.—• He who stands off, stirring up discontent in this S^e and higgling about negroes, is practically in the rebel camp and encourages treason. He who in Indiana or Ohio makes war uj»on the Government out of regard to 81avery is juft as bad. The salvation of the country is now the only business which concerns the patriot. In conclusion, let us give our thankt, not formal but heartfelt thanks, to these gallant officers and soldiers, who have come to our rescue, and delivered us from the Rebellion. And though money be expended, though life be lost though farms and cities be deso lated, let the war for the Union go en, and the Stars and Stripes be bathed, if need be, in a nation's blood, till law be restored and freedom firmly established. Gov. Johnson retired amid loud and con I tinqetl cheering, and the large crowd dis persed to their home*. l. yo a' mtf Lee's Pedigree. His grandfather, R. H. Lee, had the taint of treason in hiua. Writing in 1190 on the Federal Constitution, he said, "When we [the South] attain our natural degree of pop ulation, I flatter myself that we shall have the power to do ourselves justice, with di»' tolling the bonds tohich bind us together."— His great uncle "i.ight-Hoise Harry" was stigmatized by Jefferson, who knew him well as "an intriguer,'! "an informer," a "miser able fergeversator. Ifaj. Gen.Chas. Lee, of Revolutionary memory, and a kinsman, wa?, a? one may see by Irving's Washington not' only a caluncni^tor oif Washington, but was a plotter to supersede him he was tried by oourt-martial after the battle of Monmouth, was found guilty of disobedience of orders, misbehavior before the enemy and disres pect totl^e Commander-iq Chief wax subseg quently dismissed from the service in dis grace, and soon afterward died in Berkely cour,ty, Virginia, leaving ia bis will those words: "I desire most earnestly (bat I may not ba buried in any church or churchyard or with in a mile of any Presbyterian or consecrated meeting t^ousc, for sinpe I have resided in this oountfy I hare kept so much bad com pany ^lille living that do not choose to qontinue it when dead." The great uncle Arthur Lee, was the libeller of Franklin and Jay and Jefferson, an 1 is described by Tuck er, in his life of the latter, to have been "sin gularly impracticable in his temper and dis position." The unde, Henry Lee, was in Congress at (hq time of the Presidential struggle between Jefferson and Burr, juid ac cording to Tucker, advised "desperate meas ures" to defeat the former and he was a man of such bad character that when in 183QI Gen. Jackson, whose fiery partisan he ha4 been, sent hia nomination to the Senate for the consulship at Algiers, Mr. Tazewell, of hia own party and Stfte, Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations, reported against it, and he was unanimously rejected. It would be difficult to name any old family in this country of historic mark, whoso 'blood' has been shown to be of worst} qual ity than that of the Lees of Yvghiii. W V Cras ros FITS.—For a fit of parisian—• walk out in the open air ,you may speak your mind to the winds without hurting any one, or proclaiming yourself a simpleton. For a lit of idleness—Count the ticking of a clock do this for an hour, and you will bo glad to pull off your coat the next and work like a negro. For a fit of extravagance and folly—Go to the workhouse, or speak with the inmates of a jail, and you will be oon* vinced Who makes his bed of brier and thorn. Must bo content to lie forlorn. For a fit of ambition—Go into a church yard and rea^ ^he grave stones they will tell you the end of amlution. The grave will s^on be your bed chamber, the earth your pillow corruption your father, and the worm your mother and sister. For a fit of despondencyf —Look on the good things which God has given you in this world, and to those ^hicht Qe promised to His followers in the next.— IJe who goes into his garden (o look for 00b* webs ar spiders, no doubt will find thom while he who looks for a flower may returni into his ho^se with one blooming hi bis bo4r som. A widow, occupying a large" house In 4 fashionable part of London, sent for a weal* thy solicitor to make her will, by which sh# disposed of between fifty and sixty tht^Mantj pounds. He propose^ sooh after, w#s at oapted, and found himself tiie happy- hutj W

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